Dr. David L. Hicks, DO

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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 61

3165 N McMullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33761
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Clearwater, FL 33761
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    Dr. Hicks' Experience

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    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    2 Board Actions

    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (3/1/2012)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: David L. Hicks, D.O.; License # OS4796; Case # 2008-07295 & Case # 2009-11278

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician previously on 03-16-2011 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine.

      Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

    • State: Florida
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (3/16/2011)
    • Action Taken: Education
    • Summary: David L. Hicks, D.O.; License # OS4796; Case # 2008-07295 & Case # 2009-11278

      Nature of Complaint:

      The osteopathic physician failed to practice osteopathic medicine with the acceptable level of care, skill, and treatment of two patients. With regard to case number 2008-07295 , the osteopathic physician failed to take an adequate medical history of the patient, failed to perform an adequate physical examination of the patient, and failed to order or refer the patient for adequate diagnostic testing. The osteopathic physician failed to document complete and adequate medical records for the patient. The osteopathic physician failed to adequately supervise the activities of an advanced registered nurse practitioner by allowing the ARNP to perform and/or document an inadequate physical examination and an inadequate medical history of the patient on 10-02-2000. With regard to case number 2009-11278 , the osteopathic physician failed to conduct and/or refer the patient for an echocardiogram and bilateral carotid dopplers; failed to refer the patient for a neurology consult; failed to document examinations of the patient during the November 2007 patient encounters; prescribed Symbyax to the patient; and failed to pharmacologically address the patient's blood pressure in an appropriate manner during the three visits form January 2008 to February 2008.

      Action Taken-Final Order-Settlement Agreement

      1. The osteopathic physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $10,000.00 within thirty days.
      2. The osteopathic physician shall pay costs in the amount of $4,007.22 within thirty days.
      3. The osteopathic physician shall complete four hours of continuing osteopathic medical education in the prevention of medical errors within one year.
      4. The osteopathic physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
    • State: Florida
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital Of Ar
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hicks & Staff

    • English
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    50 responses
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    50 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 48 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Hicks
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    49 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    50 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    50 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    50 responses
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    West Coast Family Medical Care
    3165 N McMullen Booth Rd
    Clearwater, FL 33761
    (727) 787-3911 (Office)
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